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The way a debtor accounts for the restructuring depends on the extent of the reduction in cash payments called for by the restructured arrangement. Describe, in general, the accounting procedure for the two basic cases: when, under the new agreement, total cash payments (a) are less than the book value of the debt or (b) still exceed the book value of the debt.

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Trouble debt restructuring: When the unique terms of a debt agreement is encouraged by the financial complications by the debtor (borrower), th...

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